Testing Status of DL-ethionine 10383-A


CASRN: 67-21-0

Formula: C6-H13-N-O2-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethionine
  • S-Ethyl-DL-homocysteine

Known Uses

Methionine analogue once proposed as an antineoplastic agent

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (277638)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative